Tag: GRIT

Wanna Career?!? #Resilience #GRIT #Goal Setting #Adulting

So, most students are now off for the summer and savouring the break from the relentless academic grind. I think now is the perfect time to work on those non-academic skills that help you successfully complete your program and transition to the workplace….eventually. The…

Motivation, Motiva, Mot: ZZZZZzzzz Huh?! Wait What?!?!

Shout Out to All College Students! The semester is coming to an end and likely, so to is your motivation to keep on task. Oh how I  remember the semester end so well. I just lost all my drive and energy to conquer the intense feeling…

Hardwiring Happiness: Take the Leap, Really, It’s Worth the Risk

Today I want to talk about your brain, your wonderful beautiful changeable brain. I am hoping that you will take in what I say today, not with defensiveness or with the notion that I am in anyway blaming you, or people who are suffering,…

Boo! Scared? #LeanIn

Yes, we are entering the Halloween season and being scared is part of the fun, but being scared or overwhelmed the remainder of the 364 days in the year can really interfere with your life. Are You Tired of Being Scared? Do you feel…

Procrastination. Sigh. Nuff Said.

 “It is a new year, things are going to be better this year, you’ve got this!” This is what I tell myself at the beginning of every school year, both when I was a student and now as an academic professional. I am pretty…

Success Coaching @ Mohawk College – The Secret to Success? “Grit”

Just 6 Minutes of Your Time! Check it out! Dr. Angela Duckworth talks about what it takes to succeed. It is not how smart you are, it is how much GRIT you have. Take the GRIT TEST after you watch the TEDTalk. This is a…